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Did you ever deny your furriness?

Karuvatto

Member
Hm, I suppose I did. I went full furry for sometime (under a year) on some old forums, to the point where I would imagine myself (on the internet imagination land, of course) with a tail and being like a cat.

Over time though it just kind of dropped out of my head and I didn't think a thing of it, I suppose because at that point the internet people I was around always portrayed furries as being nothing but disgusting degenerates who are all idiots and into disgusting things like diaper scat porn. Everyone's different so I couldn't believe that at all, but around that time the idea of my fursona just dropped out of my head.
Though adding someone at that time who would always push real hard with RP-Furry stuff was kind of... off-putting, as well. Since he would always 'swipe my tail' and 'nuzzle my fur', the imagination of it was cute but I'm just not an RP'er, I don't mind the off-emote for it here and there but he did it consistently.

I like the whole fursona thing, and I love the art community furries have, but my friend always told me that just by looking through the art work of the furry community and having a fur friend that still makes me a furry. I have a fursona too so I guess there's no excuse to deny it.
I wont be making fur costumes or ordering any though. I'm fine with keeping it on the internet solely. Only time I'd bring it into reality is if that's what my boyfriend wants.

Though if anyone ever asked me if I was a furry in the future, I wouldn't know how to respond honestly. I'd probably deny it just because I'm afraid of the person saying 'ew gross bestiality humper' then walking away.
 

Toboe13

Member
I still don't know if I consider myself a furry. I like anthro art but I feel no need to dress up, RP, or pretend in any way that I'm an animal (not trying to offend anyone), it's just not my thing. I do, however, love the artists on this site and I enjoy drawing furry art. Not sure if that makes me a furry, but that's what it is.
 

DrDingo

Moved to phoenix.corvidae.org with the others
I still don't know if I consider myself a furry. I like anthro art but I feel no need to dress up, RP, or pretend in any way that I'm an animal (not trying to offend anyone), it's just not my thing. I do, however, love the artists on this site and I enjoy drawing furry art. Not sure if that makes me a furry, but that's what it is.
Not many of us here do that kinda stuff. I don't. You're a furry when you like anthros or anthro art and call yourself a furry. That's it in a nutshell.
 
S

Sar

Guest
No one asks me and I don't bring it up every sentence I speak. So no one asks me and I don't need to care.
 
It was more like I stopped being a furry.
I discovered the furry fandom when I was a freshman, I stopped for 3 years because the furry porn disgusted me.
But I became a furry again my senior year.
 

LadyToorima

Nyaa nyaa~
Considering I'm a relatively new fur, no I haven't. I've told my boyfriend (non-fur), my parents, my friends, and some co-workers. I haven't denied it because I don't see it as that big a deal.
 

Mekali Kaga

#SteelCityCheetah
I've only been in the fandom for 6 months. I ended up accepting the fact that I was a fur after I had to explain what #CheetahNOMs was to my co-workers and my growing interest of furries since going to AC 2013, my first ever con. My boss at work found out and asked me about it; now I think she's encouraging me to save some money to get a fursuit in the future. Other than that, I don't really talk about it and will continue to do so until someone asks me about it. I see no rhyme or reason to advertise it to the world.
 

funky3000

Galactic Overlord
Lol, I was totally a furry almost naturally. Seriously how many people have drawn furries in elementary school? About 9 years from my first picture I could be considered a furry but maybe 5 years ago I jokingly called myself a furry. Just last April I joined FA to basically say "what the fuck lets make this official". My sona is a 3-4 year old character, just refurbished. I might do some minor tweaking still but I'll see. I'm not too happy with his transition of black body to gray legs, it doesn',t feel right.

Bleehh, I'm rambling now, I should be off to bed. Its almost 12:30, I wake up at quarter to 6.
 

DrDingo

Moved to phoenix.corvidae.org with the others
The stuff in the furry fandom isn't the kinda stuff I always liked; I'm not one of those guys that has been fascinated with anthros since I was a child. I just learned to like it, I suppose.
When I started looking at the fandom, I denied myself the thought that I was or could be any part of it. Then one day I thought 'screw it' and joined.
 

Tamara of Tammyland

Colourful art and adopt maker
I never denied it, im just more of a low-notch furry since I don't like the creepiness and fetishes. Ive always liked animal-ish creatures anyway, so it didn't make a difference to people around me.
 

DeCatt

Parking Lot Enthusiast
Connoisseur of anthropomorphic artworks here. I do not know of this "murry furry" you speak of. :V

But if I was actually asked I would honestly answer "yes". I draw this crap in class and just about everyone sees me drawing it, and absolutely no fucks are given. I'm putting this down to the fact that I am an obvious hobbyist and not a lifestyler (e.g. I don't write "furry pride" on my folders, talk about it all the time to people I know, don't introduce myself to new people as one...etc). One time someone asked me to draw a "hot foxy girl (foxy as in human) with hairy legs tied to a post". I took it literally, delivered with giant cleavage/eyeshadow/the usual, and everyone thought it was a great laugh. "Scientifically" I conclude that what most people dislike about furries is simply the whole "attention whore" or "drama" stereotype rather than what they actually produce. Because I don't behave like that I have never felt the need to hide or deny it in anyway, but I am rarely asked anyway.
 

Sweetheartz22

Simply amazing.
I haven't denied it once. It's who I am, so why should I hide it?
 

Kazooie

Crusader for Cute
It almost never comes up, unless people look at my porn folder/internet history.

If I end up moving into the furry house in march, however, I'll probably have some 'splainin' to do to the people I don't​ show my porn to.
 

Shoiyo

Smartass skunk
Luckily, I live in an isolated corner of the world where next to no one has heard of Furries, and if they have, they're under the impression it was made up for an episode of CSI. That being said, I don't parade around or make my interests known to others. It's none of their damn business. If anyone does ask about my latest writing project, I generally state that it's Redwall-esque, with talking animals as characters. Or I just talk about my sci-fi novel.
 

ArmorcladCoyote

Red Wolf Inquisitor
I've never denied that I'm a furry to myself. I did keep it a secret from everyone else for about a decade. It was only about a year ago I did anything more than anonymously stalk about the edges of the furry fandom.

Since I'm just a hobbyist (although I'm not the most subtle) and most people around here don't know what a furry is, I've only been asked directly once. I admitted to it and braced myself for the negative reaction but fortunately she knew that not all furries are the CSI type since her boyfriend at the time was also furry.

I was indirectly asked by a different friend when he pieced together I might be a furry after I seemed to know a lot about them during an argument earlier that day. Problem was that he was on of those educated about furries in the CSI school of thought. I was able to laugh it off and he hasn't asked again.
 

kairi920

You Only Live Online
I denied a lot of things about myself for a long time, and whereas I didn't talk about it for a long time, I never actually denied being a furry.
 

Inpw

Roller Coaster Imagineer.
I still do.
Wait?
WTF am I doing here!?
You guys are all retarded!!!


:V
 

Duality Jack

Feeling Loki with it.
I strongly question the concept of having anything more to do with this fandom besides snarking at/flirting with people from it.
 

Ozriel

Inglorious Bastard
I strongly question the concept of having anything more to do with this fandom besides snarking at/flirting with people from it.

And you do it so well.
 

Auramaru

Archmage of the Wandering Isle
I don't meet people and say "I'm a furry", nor do I meet people, going on about what I like to an extent that is unnecessary and creepy. "I like art, reading, and writing." That's all I should have to say, ever.

Did I ever deny it? Well... when you see the fursuiters... you gotta feel sorta /facepalm if it isn't your thing, ya know? I don't want to be a close-minded person about it... but fursuiting has always seemed weird and just dumb in my opinion. And I hated to even think that fursuiting = being a furry. That was the most trouble I ever had with being "in denial". Second most trouble: I just stay quiet about it.

It's a weird hobby of mine that I like to keep to myself.
 
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